Category Archives: First Things First

How To Have An Abstinent Holiday Or Vacation 

How To Have An Abstinent Holiday Or Vacation The holidays or special events are very challenging for some people to remain abstinent. It is tempting to take a holiday FROM recovery. However, we  have to get to the place where … Continue reading

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Reference Numbers and Summary Of Our Meeting This Week 

   Dear Emotional Sobriety Workshop Members: Thank you for everyone’s participation and sharing! Telephone conference number: 605-562-3131 PIN: 549628# Playback recording number is: 605-562-3132 PIN: 549628# Playback reference number: 61 Unfortunately, my computer is sick with a virus this week. … Continue reading

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Documents and Information About Our Meeting Tomorrow

Hi Everyone! I wanted to let everyone know about my plans for our meeting tomorrow.  I hope that no one minds, but, I thought that I would slightly change our topic. Last week, we completed the chapter “The Family Afterward.” … Continue reading

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13 First Things First

  This also comes from the book Living Sober. ‘First Things First’ Here’s an old saying that has special, strong meaning for us. Simply stated, it is this: Above all other concerns, we must remember that we cannot drink. Not … Continue reading

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